Part Time Matron, Holbrook, Suffolk

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Royal Hospital SchoolHolbrook, Suffolk

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: RHS own salary scale
Contract term: Permanent

The Royal Hospital School is a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school for 11 – 18 year olds, set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the River Stour.

The Royal Hospital School has the following vacancy required  as soon as possible:


Nelson House

We are seeking to appoint a matron, working 20 hours per week, to assist in the provision of a high level of pastoral care for approximately 120 Year 13 pupils in a co-educational day and boarding house. (Nelson). 


The successful applicant will have an excellent pastoral understanding of the needs of pupils in the relevant age group, the ability to liaise closely with parents, and experience of administration and domestic organisation. 

Hours of work

This is a term time position only; the 20 hours per week will be made up on weekdays as follows:

•  3 days: 10am - 2pm

•  1 day: 8.30am - 4.30pm

The part time Matron will not routinely work at weekends, but will be expected to assist with occasional evening or weekend social functions and with our formal events on five Sundays per year.

Please send a completed application form and covering letter (no more than one side of A4) to

Closing date for applications: Monday 19 February, 12noon

Interviews w/c Monday 26 February

Further details of this position can be downloaded by visiting or by contacting the HR Manager on or 01473 326200.

For more information about the Royal Hospital School, please visit

The Royal Hospital School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share our commitment. Employment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

Job location

More about Royal Hospital School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Holbrook, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2RX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473 326200
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Set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the Stour Estuary and within an hour of London, the Royal Hospital School is a leading, co-educational boarding and day school for ...